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Program Development Intern

Health with NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Employment Type and Schedule Intern

Salary $15 per hour

Work Location NYC All Boroughs

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 14, 2023

Description Description

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS) is responsible for maintaining agency-wide environmental and occupational health and safety compliance. To achieve this goal, the EHS Program Development of OEHS develops EHS policies and guidelines to ensure operational compliance with all applicable environmental, health, and safety laws, rules, and regulations. The selected candidate will assist this division in serving the EHS needs of the Agency.

The selected candidate will be responsible for conducting technical research, collaborating with subject matter experts, compiling relevant information, review proposed and promulgated regulations, analyzing the current DEP EHS policies, and preparing recommendations for the EHS policy and guidelines updates. The selected candidate will participate in the EHS policy working groups and provide assistance to the work-group facilitators. In addition, the candidate will assist in the EHS policy training module development.

Requirements Requirements

As of June of the Program year the prospective interne must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).

Appointment to this title is only valid for the duration of the Program, June – August each year.